Entertainment The Best Robert Carlyle Movies  

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List of the best Robert Carlyle movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robert Carlyle's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Robert Carlyle movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Carlyle movies will be at the top of the list. Robert Carlyle has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert Carlyle movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert Carlyle films to end the squabble once and for all.

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Everything from The Full Monty to Once Upon a Time in the Midlands is included on this list.

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Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy
The Full Monty is a 1997 British comedy-drama film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, William Snape, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Barber, and Hugo Speer. The ...more
90 7
Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robert Carlyle Movies
Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller
Trainspotting is a 1996 British comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald. Based on ...more
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Marisa Tomei, Danny DeVito, John Goodman
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School is a 2005 musical romance film produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films and directed by Randall Miller. It is based on a 1990 short film of the ...more
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Summer Robert Carlyle, Michael Socha, Rachael Blake
Summer is a 2008 film directed by Kenneth Glenaan and starring Robert Carlyle and Rachael Blake. It tells the story of a lively and wayward spirit coming to terms with the realities of age and ...more
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Robert Carlyle, Danny Masterson, A Martinez
California Solo is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Marshall Lewy.
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Robert Carlyle, James Nesbitt, Sophie Okonedo
Go Now is a 1995 television film directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Robert Carlyle as an MS-afflicted soccer player/construction worker struggling with the onset of multiple ...more
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I Know You Know Robert Carlyle
I Know You Know is a 2009 feature film written and directed by Justin Kerrigan, his first major work since his debut with Human Traffic in 1999. The film is about a young boy who becomes ...more
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Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle
Ravenous is a 1999 horror film and satire directed by Antonia Bird and starring Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, Jeffrey Jones and David Arquette. The film revolves around cannibalism in 1840s ...more
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Donald Sutherland, Mira Sorvino, Robert Carlyle
Human Trafficking is a television miniseries about an American Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent going undercover to stop an organization from trafficking people, and shows the struggles ...more
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Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle, Ken Stott
The Mighty Celt is a 2005 drama film set in Northern Ireland, written and directed by Pearse Elliott. It stars Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle, Sean McGinley, Ken Stott and Tyrone McKenna. It ...more
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Ian Somerhalder, Kelly Hu, Robert Carlyle
The Tournament is a 2009 British independent thriller film, marking the directorial debut of local filmmaker Scott Mann. The film was conceived by Jonathan Frank and Nick Rowntree while at the ...more
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Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies, Peter O'Toole
Hitler: The Rise of Evil is a Canadian TV miniseries in two parts, directed by Christian Duguay and produced by Alliance Atlantis. It explores Adolf Hitler's rise and his early consolidation of ...more
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Robert Carlyle, Samia Ghadie, Gina McKee
There's Only One Jimmy Grimble is a 2000 film set around Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. The film centred on one young boy's dream to play for Manchester City F.C.
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Robert Carlyle, Scott Glenn, Gary Lewis
Carla's Song is a British movie directed by Ken Loach with screenplay by Paul Laverty. Set in 1987, it tells the story of the relationship between a Scottish bus driver, George Lennox and Carla, ...more
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Marooned Robert Carlyle, Liza Walker, Stevan Rimkus
Marooned is a 1994 short film directed by Jonas Grimås
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Meat Loaf, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer
The 51st State is a 2001 Canadian-British action comedy film. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Ricky Tomlinson, Sean Pertwee, Rhys Ifans, and Meat Loaf. The film ...more
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Born Equal Colin Firth, Robert Carlyle, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Born Equal is a television film produced for the BBC. Written and directed by BAFTA award-winning Dominic Savage, it stars Colin Firth, Robert Carlyle, David Oyelowo, Anne-Marie Duff and Emilia ...more
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Liv Tyler, Alan Cumming, Michael Gambon
Plunkett & Macleane is a 1999 British historical action comedy film directed by Jake Scott, and starring Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Liv Tyler. The story was co-written by Neal ...more
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Robert Carlyle, Emily Watson, Alan Parker
Angela's Ashes is a 1999 Irish-American drama film based on the memoir of the same name by Frank McCourt. It was co-written and directed by Alan Parker, and starred Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, ...more
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Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner
28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film, structured as a sequel to the 2002 critical and commercial success, 28 Days Later. 28 Weeks Later was ...more
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Kiefer Sutherland, Jon Voight, Robert Carlyle
24 is a television film based on the series 24.
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Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Strong, Robert Carlyle
To End All Wars is a 2001 war film starring Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland and Sakae Kimura and directed by David L. Cunningham.
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Lena Headey, Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone
Face is a British crime drama directed by Antonia Bird and written by Ronan Bennett. It stars Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone and features the acting debut of singer Damon Albarn.
27 3
Class of '76 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Robert Carlyle Movies
Class of '76 Robert Carlyle, Claire Skinner
Class of '76 is a British drama screened on ITV in October 2005, written by John Ireland and directed by Ashley Pearce. Starring Robert Carlyle as an investigating police officer DI Tom Monroe, ...more
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Kate Mara, Robert Carlyle, Billy Boyd
Stone of Destiny is a 2008 Scottish-Canadian adventure/comedy film written and directed by Charles Martin Smith and starring Charlie Cox, Billy Boyd, Robert Carlyle, and Kate Mara. Based on real ...more